Portions of Charlton, Pierce, and Wayne Counties were used to form Brantley County, Georgia. The county was officially created on Nov. 2, 1920. Brantley County is a beautiful area with lots of history. Fort McIntosh and Fort Mudge, both forts used during the American Revolutionary War, are located in Brantley County. The surface area of Brantley County is 447 square miles.
The Okefenokee Swamp is partially located in Brantley County. It is protected by the Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge and is considered one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Georgia. Tourists from all over the world visit the Okefenokee Swamp to see and study the diverse animal and plant life living in the swamp. The swamp has even been featured in several books and movies, including The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon, Scooby Doo, and Walt Kelly’s Pogo.
Fort Macintosh was built early in the Revolutionary War and was used mainly to protect cattle. The fort is a great place to set back in time, and see the rich history that Georgia has to offer.
The current population in Brantley County is 18,417 residents, 1,327 of which are veterans. The median household income is $36,070, and the median housing cost is $68,500.
Get a VA Home Loan for Brantley County
To receive a VA home loan in Brantley County, start by filling out your application here.
Brantley County Property Search
For a list of VA approved homes for sale in Atkinson, Hickox, Hoboken, Hortense, Nahunta, Schlatterville, Trudie, Waynesville, call 888-573-4496 option 0 and ask for the real estate dept.
VA Approved Condos in Brantley County
There are not currently any VA approved condos in Brantley County. Click here for information on getting your condo approved.
The closest VFW post to Brantley County is located in Waycross, Ga.
Post 4382 George Wayland Hiers Post
PO Box 437
Waycross, GA 315020437
Phone: (912) 285-2692
Meeting Location & Time
1921 State St.
Waycross, GA 315020437
9:00 AM 2nd Saturday
Quartermaster: John King
Commander: Dean Cook
Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Brantley County
- Single Family: $400
- Condominium: $450
- 2-4 Units: $550
- Partial Releases: $450
- Repair Certification: $100
- Georgia VA Loan Information: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/georgia-va-home-loan-limit/
- VA Loan Information by State: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/va-loan-limit-maximum-va-loan-amount/